Reddit recently warned their users that they suffered a data breach, losing a significant amount of data involving users that had accounts between 2004 and 2007. More interestingly, the breach succeeded because attackers were able to intercept SMS-based (text) one-time-passwords (OTP). In today’s Byte, learn a bit more about this breach and how some multi-factor products, like AuthPoint, can protect you from them.
Episode Runtime: 6:43
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACyVOKmtnI8
- Reddit learns the SMS-based 2FA is bad – Ars Technica
- Reddit’s post on their security incident – Reddit